What does jesus mean?

Definitions for jesus
ˈdʒi zəs, -zəzje·sus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverernoun

    a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)

Wiktionary

  1. Jesusnoun

    A Christian savior.

    Etymology: From Ἰησοῦς, from ישוע. The Greek text makes no distinction between Jesus and Joshua, referring to them both as Ἰησοῦς. The Latin Vulgate is likely the earliest to make a distinction, referring to Jesus as Iesus and Joshua as Iosias.

  2. Jesusnoun

    An artistic representation of a Christian savior.

    Etymology: From Ἰησοῦς, from ישוע. The Greek text makes no distinction between Jesus and Joshua, referring to them both as Ἰησοῦς. The Latin Vulgate is likely the earliest to make a distinction, referring to Jesus as Iesus and Joshua as Iosias.

  3. Jesusnoun

    Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish man whom Christians name Jesus Christ in belief that he is the Messiah.

    Etymology: From Ἰησοῦς, from ישוע. The Greek text makes no distinction between Jesus and Joshua, referring to them both as Ἰησοῦς. The Latin Vulgate is likely the earliest to make a distinction, referring to Jesus as Iesus and Joshua as Iosias.

  4. Jesusnoun

    in Spanish culture; an anglicized spelling of Jesús.

    Etymology: From Ἰησοῦς, from ישוע. The Greek text makes no distinction between Jesus and Joshua, referring to them both as Ἰησοῦς. The Latin Vulgate is likely the earliest to make a distinction, referring to Jesus as Iesus and Joshua as Iosias.

  5. Jesusinterjection

    An expletive, whose use is considered blasphemous in some Christian sects.

    Etymology: From Ἰησοῦς, from ישוע. The Greek text makes no distinction between Jesus and Joshua, referring to them both as Ἰησοῦς. The Latin Vulgate is likely the earliest to make a distinction, referring to Jesus as Iesus and Joshua as Iosias.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jesusnoun

    the Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation

    Etymology: [L. Jesus, Gr. , from Heb. Ysha'; Yh Jehovah + hsha' to help.]

Freebase

  1. Jesus

    "Jesus" is a song by alternative rock band Brand New. It is the second single from their 2006 album The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me. The single was released on 7" vinyl and CD in the United Kingdom on April 30, 2007. In the US, the single reached number 30 on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. A music video was directed by Moh Azima, but was never released. It surfaced on the internet in late 2009, but was quickly taken down at the request of Interscope and Brand New, although it can still be found on various websites

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jesus

    jē′zus, n. the Saviour of mankind.—n. Jésus, a size of paper, super-royal.—Company, or Society, of Jesus, the Jesuit order.—Grand jésus, imperial. [Gr. Iēsous—Heb. Yēshū‛a, contr. of Yehōshū‛a, help of Jehovah, the Saviour—yāsha‛, to save.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jesus' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2199

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jesus' in Written Corpus Frequency: #815

How to pronounce jesus?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jesus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jesus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of jesus in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    The Bible is the Greatest book of wisdom and knowledge ever written and published. In fact, it is the most widely read book in the world, the most fiercely debated and the most often quoted book in history. Thus, the Bible is the Greatest book of all time. It is a collection of books that encompasses past or ancient stories, chronicles, teachings, laws, parables, proverbs, psalms, teachers, preachers, heroes, heroines, saints, kings, queens, prophecies, prophets, prophetesses, miracles, warnings, signs, wonders, mysteries, revelations (the past, present and future events collectively) and much more than that, including extraordinary insights or words of wisdom (encouragement) from Jesus Christ himself (the greatest teacher and inspirator of all time), king Solomon, king David, saint Paul among other ancient wise men and women. Billions of copies have been published and sold globally already. And many more copies will be published and sold sooner or later. In other words, the Bible has been read by the world as a whole. Even the posterity (all future generations ahead) will surely read the Bible. You can bet your bottom dollar. -Emeasoba George

  2. Phillip Stamman:

    These mothers devote hours each week to serving the students with free meals and a brief message about Jesus. They should not be bullied or harassed — but praised. these women will not be intimidated.

  3. Jerry Coleman:

    Jesus Alou is in the on-deck circus.

  4. William Kunstler:

    You can crucify a Jesus, you can poison a Socrates, you can hang John Brown or Nathan Hale, you can kill a Che Guevara, you can jail a Eugene Debs or a Bobby Seale. You can assassinate John Kennedy or a Martin Luther King, but the problems remain, the hangman's rope never solved a single problem except that of one man.

  5. Michael Duduit:

    I tell them it's OK to tell a story. Jesus told stories, just don't add details that didn't happen. If you do, four or five millennials in the congregation will start Googling you before the sermon is even over.

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  • Alalo Grace
    the language withGod give Gabrile that hebrew is greek or english that lauguage brough by satan with his name is called jesus,yesu iesus christ,
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  • Alalo Grace
    jesus is name os satan
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  • Alalo Grace
    JESUS IS THE NAME THAT GREEK NAME BY NOT SON GOD. HOW DID THIS ABBRAVIATION PUT ON CROSS SPELLING OWNER OF NAME INRL.EXAMPLE LIKE ME,I AM ALALO IN UGANDA IF CHANGE OTHER COUNTRY THAT NAME WILL BE. THAT IS THE OUR LORD BECAUSE DID CHANGE. ONLY 
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